Rams-49ers Preview Capsule
LOS ANGELES RAMS (6-0) at SAN FRANCISCO (1-5)
Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBS
OPENING LINE - Rams by 12
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Los Angeles 3-2-1, San Francisco 2-4
SERIES RECORD - 49ers lead 69-65-3
LAST MEETING - 49ers beat Rams 34-13, Dec. 31, 2017
LAST WEEK - Rams beat Broncos 23-20; 49ers lost at Packers 33-30
AP PRO32 RANKING - Rams No. 1, 49ers No. 28
RAMS OFFENSE - OVERALL (1), RUSH (1), PASS (6).
RAMS DEFENSE - OVERALL (11), RUSH (14), PASS (13).
49ERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (13), RUSH (3), PASS (21).
49ERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (19), RUSH (13), PASS (25).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - 49ers won four of five in series. ... Los Angeles last undefeated team in NFL. ... Rams 6-0 for first time since 2001. Started 6-0 in 1999, 2000, '01 while in St. Louis and lost seventh game each time. Last 7-0 start in 1985. ... Los Angeles RB Todd Gurley ran for career-high 208 yards, two TDs last week. Gurley is fifth player with 11 TDs from scrimmage in team's first six games. ... Rams averaging 32.7 points per game despite scoring TDs on only 56.7 percent of red-zone trips. ... Los Angeles leads NFL with 7.64 yards per play on first down. San Francisco ranks sixth at 6.92. ... Niners QB C.J. Beathard tied for NFL worst with seven turnovers past three weeks. ... Niners are 2-27 in last 29 games without Jimmy Garoppolo as starting QB. He is sidelined for season with torn ACL. ... San Francisco has three takeaways in six games. Only teams with fewer since 1940 are Steelers with two in 2011, '13. ... Niners have NFL-worst minus-11 turnover margin. ... Marquise Goodwin became third 49ers WR in past 15 seasons with at least 125 yards receiving, two TD catches in game. ... San Francisco seeks third straight outing with at least 400 yards of offense for first time since 2003. ... Fantasy tip: Raheem Mostert took over as 49ers' No. 2 running back last week and should get more looks after gaining career-high 87 yards on 12 carries last week.
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